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Experience:  30 years in civil, probate, real estate, elder law
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My wife is on a interstate compact and is in West valley San

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my wife is on a interstate compact and is in West valley San bernardino county and has been in since Nov 14th and has not had a hearing can they keep her
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: california and the pact is in texas
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no filing or court date
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: she was brought in on drug possessing and it has not been filed
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ray replied 9 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.Please bear with me a few moments while I review your question and respond.

Expert:  Ray replied 9 months ago.

There are speedy trial issues here at play.The lawyer appointed for her may be able to raise these issues as well as the delay in charging.These may be items to seek dismissal of the charges.

Expert:  Ray replied 9 months ago.

Speedy trial issues if she has problems from Texas

It is very possible Texas doesn't claim her and she is released at some point.If she returns to Texas to face charges speedy trial is going to be an issue for her lawyer there.

I appreciate the chance to help you and wish her and you the best.